The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Mark Haddon

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Beschreibung

Discover this wise, blackly funny, radically imaginative novel that has sold over 10 million copies worldwide

‘A superb achievement. He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy’ Ian McEwan, Sunday Times bestselling author of Atonement

It was 7 minutes after midnight. The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs Shears’ house. Its eyes were closed. It looked as if it was running on its side, the way dogs run when they think they are chasing a cat in a dream. But the dog was not running or asleep. The dog was dead.
This is Christopher's story. There are also no lies in this story because Christopher can't tell lies. Christopher does not like strangers or the colours yellow or brown or being touched. On the other hand, he knows all the countries in the world and their capital cities and every prime number up to 7507. When Christopher decides to find out who killed the neighbour's dog, his mystery story becomes more complicated than he could have ever predicted.

**ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21st CENTURY**

Mark Haddon is a writer and artist. His bestselling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, was published simultaneously by Jonathan Cape and David Fickling in 2003. It won seventeen literary prizes, including the Whitbread Award. In 2012, a stage adaptation by Simon Stephens was produced by the National Theatre and went on to win 7 Olivier Awards in 2013 and the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play. In 2005 his poetry collection,
The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea, was published by Picador, and his play, Polar Bears, was produced by the Donmar Warehouse in 2010. His most recent novel,
The Red House, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2012. The Pier Falls, a collection of short stories, was also published by Cape in 2016. To commemorate the centenary of the Hogarth Press he wrote and illustrated a short story that appeared alongside Virginia Woolf's first story for the press in Two Stories (Hogarth, 2017).

Produktdetails

Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 288
Erscheinungsdatum 01.11.2018
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-78470-763-7
Verlag Vintage Uk
Maße (L/B/H) 19.5/12.6/2.2 cm
Gewicht 230 g

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Ein unglaublich spannendes Buch!
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Wien am 26.03.2020
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Es ist als Klassenlektüre sehr gut geeignet, es ist sehr spannend und gut geschrieben.

Überwältigend
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Ludwigsburg am 22.03.2020
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Diese spannende Geschichte aus der Innensicht eines autistischen Jungen ist so gut, weil wir uns einfühlen müssen, nie oberflächlich distanzieren können - eine echte Leistung!

Ein interessanter Einblick in das Leben eines autistischen Teenagers
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Göttingen am 03.02.2017
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Christopher Boone ist 15 Jahre alt, mag Listen und die Wahrheit, hasst Berührungen und die Farbe gelb. Christopher hat das Asperger Syndrom. Als er eines Nachts den Hund seiner Nachbarin tot auffindet, macht er es sich zur Aufgabe, den Mord aufzudecken.

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